THE GUNS AT LAST LIGHT is now the #1 NYT bestseller: "Riveting"..."Shakespearean in scope"..."Magnificent"..."Emotionally gripping"..."Epic"..."A monumental achievement"
Peter Andreas talks about SMUGGLER NATION on NPR's Marketplace.
David Skinner's THE STORY OF AIN'T wins a 2012 Prose Award for Language & Linguistics.
Dan Pink's TO SELL IS HUMAN is now a New York Times, Wall Street Journal & Washington Post bestseller.
The Sagalyn Agency is pleased to announce that it has formed a strategic alliance with ICM Partners.
David Maraniss's BARACK OBAMA, John Schwartz's ODDLY NORMAL, and Rajiv Chandrasekaran's LITTLE AMERICA all make NYT's 100 Notable Books of 2012.
The Weekly Standard calls David Skinner's THE STORY OF AIN'T "a lively account...of interest to anyone concerned about the English language in America."
Kirkus calls Peter Andreas's SMUGGLER NATION "an illuminating look at the historical impact of America's illicit economy."
San Francisco Chronicle on BARACK OBAMA: "biography at its best."
LITTLE AMERICA: #1 on The Guardian Bestseller list, and most reviewed book in the UK this week
Ian Bremmer posts "Five Myths About America's Decline" in the Washington Post
We salute four NYT bestselling authors this week: Robert Reich, Dan Pink, Ross Douthat and Blaine Harden.
Seattle Times on NYT #3 bestseller ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: "Like THE DIARY OF ANN FRANK, it's impossible to read this excruciatingly personal account of systemic monstrosities without fearing you might just swallow your own heart."
FIRST E-SHORT FROM KNOPF:
BEYOND OUTRAGE by Robert Reich
Available in both regular and enhanced e-book editions
A three day serial of WHITE HOUSE BURNING in Bloomberg View
New York Magazine profiles Ross Douthat
Kirkus on WHITE HOUSE BURNING: "A detailed, lucid, sure-to-be controversial account of whether the massive national debt of the U.S. government actually matters
GOD'S JURY a NYT bestseller; a "high-end...thought provoking popular history," raves Washington Post.
Ronen Bergman's NYT Magazine cover story of Gilad Shalit and the 1000 for 1 prisoner exchange.
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Howard Means's JOHNNY APPLESEED is optioned by Mercury Radio Arts.
PGA Champion Keegan Bradley practices with Dr. Bob Rotella.
Don Peck talks PINCHED on NPR's Talk of the Nation.
BLOODMONEY debuts on the NYT fiction list
RAWHIDE DOWN rises to #7 on The New York Times list
PW's Best Books of Year include: YELLOW DIRT and AMERICAN GRACE
Legendary bookseller Carla Cohen has died
David Simon wins MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' Grant
Susan Glasser becomes Editor in Chief of Foreign Policy
Youngme Moon's "Anti-Creativity Checklist"
Jeff Shesol's SUPREME POWER on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown"
A starred Kirkus review of SUPREME POWER: "A thorough and thoroughly smart rendering of a dramatic Constitutional showdown"
Washington Post Book World's "Best Books of 2009" include: THE FATAL STRAIN, THE REBELLION OF RONALD REAGAN, IN FED WE TRUST, THE HAWK AND THE DOVE, 1959, THE FOURTH PART OF THE WORLD, ON HALLOWED GROUND
THE INCREMENT by David Ignatius named by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as One of the Best Thrillers of 2009
CSM's Best Books of 2009 includes Barbara Bradley Hagerty's FINGERPRINTS OF GOD
THE HAWK AND THE DOVE seriously considered in the NY Review of Books
Bob Wright #27 on Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers
"Lombardi" Heads to BroadwaySunday Times of London;
Nick Thompson, author of THE HAWK AND THE DOVE, appears on the Colbert Report to talk about the personalities inside the Cold War
IN FED WE TRUST named a Shortlist Finalist for Goldman Sachs/Financial Times Business Book Prize.
THE FOURTH PART OF THE WORLD (coming in November) named a History Book Club selection and a Discover/Barnes & Noble pick for 2009
Three titles on Politics & Prose list, including #1 and #2
THE WAXMAN REPORT a Washington Post and LA Times bestseller
From the NYT review of IN FED WE TRUST: "essential, lucid—and, it turns out, riveting"
Womenomics (a NYT bestseller as of June 28) serialized in Business Week
Chris Davenport's story of vets coming home is featured in the Washington Post Magazine and excerpted from AS YOU WERE: To War and Back with the Black Hawk Battalion
* PRISONER OF THE STATE: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang makes front-page headlines worldwide
* Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post has won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. His book on race will be published by Doubleday next year
* Ross Douthat has been named an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times
* Judy Pasternak has won the $30,000 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for YELLOW DIRT: The Betrayal of the Navajos (to be published in 2010 by Free Press)
* From PW review of Barbara Bradley Hagerty's FINGERPRINTS OF GOD: "The real beauty of this book lies in watching Hagerty gracefully balance her own trust in faith and science."
* Vin Cannato's history of Ellis Island, AMERICAN PASSAGE, has been chosen as a History Book Club Selection
* First advance review of THE INCREMENT by David Ignatius: "The plot grabs everything in its path like a snowball rolling down a hill...A thinking person’s thriller with a timely take on recent international politics." --Kirkus Reviews
* ABC News Supreme Court reporter Jan Crawford Greenburg reports on the "impressive and gripping" history of THE GREAT DECISION, by Cliff Sloan and David McKean. "Read it," she says, "not just to learn about Marbury v. Madison, but to be transported back to the city of Washington in the early 1800's."
* Vanity Fair has posted its serialization of James Mann's soon-to-be-published book, THE REBELLION OF RONALD REAGAN (Viking)
* Legendary investor Jack Bogle laments the end of the "ownership society" in this video interview with Steve Forbes
* "You may never have heard of Daemon author Leinad Zeraus, but get ready to hear a lot about Daemon author Daniel Suarez." That's the lead to today's USA Today story about one of the most highly-anticipated thrillers of the new year. DAEMON has been licensed to 15 countries and film rights have been sold to DreamWorks.
* December is the time of year media cite the "best books of the year" and among the titles receiving such praise were Fred Kaplan's DAYDREAM BELIEVERS (Washington Post), Michael Dobbs' ONE MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT and Bill Bishop's THE BIG SORT (New York Times Book Review), and Dan Pink's THE ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY BUNKO (Miami Herald),
* THE GREAT DECISION, the story of the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison, by Cliff Sloan and David McKean has been named a Main Selection of the History Book Club.
* Jim Mann's history of the end of the Cold War, THE REBELLION OF RONALD REAGAN, will be serialized in the March issue of will be serialized in the March issue of Vanity Fair. Jim has just reupped with his longtime publisher Viking for a new book on the making of President-elect Obama's foreign policy